Taking ownership and collective action to ending violence against women and girls in Samoa is an indication of a responsible community.
Samoa Statioinery & Books walks to talk on the 25th day of each month with the celebration of Orange Day at the SSAB Megastore.
The Samoa Victim Support Group and the Campus of Hope have been receiving donations on the 25th of every month over the years, and this month was no different.
A press statement from SVSG confirms that on the 25th of August, representatives from SSAB presented in kind and monetary donations to SVSG as the Company’s monthly contribution towards ending violence in Samoa.
“There were boxes of clothes and linen collected from the Company’s Donation Boxes placed in front of the SSAB Megastore. In addition, there was a cheque of $1,000 which according to the SSAB representative, comprised of $500 from the sales of Orange Seis in support of SVSG, plus a $500 top up by the Company itself”.
Chair of the SVSG Board, Ms Georgina Lui acknowledged the President of SSAB, Tofilau Fiti Leung Wai, as well as her management and staff for their commitment.
“The SSAB team go above and beyond, and every month, they walk through our doors with their Orange Day donation,” said the SVSG Chair.
“Through your faith Tofilau Fiti, you have positively influenced the community to join the fight to end violence against women and children in Samoa”.
“As a support service organisation and an advocate for ending violence in Samoa, we acknowledge your continued support..
“This supports our efforts to address the continuing rise in incidences of violence we see around us today,” said Georgina Lui.
“Every life impacted by the goodness of humanity is valuable and worth celebrating, and we thank you for this monthly donation,” she adds.
The donations by SSAB have been collected from members of the community; those with the heart to end violence against women and girls in Samoa. Those who believe in this great cause. Faafetai tele lava.
Ensuring that victims of crime and those in need are well supported to be safe and in control to restore their lives.